A love of horticulture, science and the arts, combined with growing up in Hawke’s Bay, set Julianne Brogden on the path to be a winemaker from a young age of 17.
South Island born and bred, Jody Pagey is hand-crafting tiny quantities of “honest wine” for Mount Michael in stunning Central Otago. Read More
Natalie Christensen likes a bit of colour and variety in her life which she’s certainly not short of as Senior Winemaker at Yealands Estate in beautiful Marlborough wine country. Previous wineries in her vinous career include St Clair Family Estate, Matahiwi Estate and various roles in Spain, France and the US.
Casey’s wine journey started in Kerikeri, followed by Auckland, Dubai and now Victoria. She launched the Travelling Corkscrew 8 years ago to document her wine journey and we’re thrilled to find out more about her wine ventures in the following Q&A. Read More
Riesling and turmeric latte lover, bassist and soon to be or maybe just turned dad. James Bowskill aka Jim, viticulturist at Framingham Wines in Marlborough, is not your middle of the road viti guy but Framingham is certainly not your usual, conservative winery either.
Influencer. It’s THE buzzword in the marketing world right now and the wine industry is slooooowly getting into it too.
In this week’s Q&A we’re excited to introduce you to Italian wine influencer and social media expert Eleonora Galimberti, the woman behind the successful Enozioni Instagram account sporting 67k followers. Read More
Born and bred in Hawke’s Bay and immersed in the wine industry since her teenage years, Nic Olsen turned her heritage into her profession and is spreading the love for wines from the bay as the HB Wine Ambassador. Read More
As the New Zealand wine industry is slowly maturing, kiwi wine icons such as Sir George Fistonich of Villa Maria and Allan Scott are starting to take a step back and are passing on their knowledge and experience to the next generation.
Erica, a South African medical scientist graduate, met Kim, the kiwi winemaker. They fell in love and together built one of the most successful global wine brands. They’re about to do it all over again … but wait, this time it’s a bit different!
Allan and Catherine Scott planted their first vineyards in Marlborough in 1975 and now it is the next generation, their three children, taking the reins of this iconic family business with son Josh leading winemaking and viticulture.